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Contacting EPA Region 4 (Southeast)

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Report possible violations of environmental laws and regulations.

Spills and Emergencies Contacts

State Agency
Phone Numbers

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Mailing Address

U.S. EPA Region 4
Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center
61 Forsyth Street, SW 
Atlanta, GA 30303-8960

Phone Numbers

Main: (404) 562-9900
Toll Free: 1-800-241-1754
Fax: (404) 562-8174 

Office/Division Phone Number
Regional Administrator's Office 404-562-9900
Criminal Investigation 404-562-9795

Office of External Affairs

Press and Information

Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs




Office of Regional Counsel 404-562-9655
Air and Radiation Division 404-562-9077
Enforcement & Compliance Assurance Division 404-562-9300
Mission Support Division 404-562-8295
Land, Chemicals and Redevelopment Division 404-562-8651
Laboratory Services and Applied Science Division 706-355-8500
Superfund & Emergency Management Division 404-562-8583
Water Protection 404-562-9345
TTY for the hearing impaired 404-562-8339

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Contacts by Topic

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Grant contacts

Name Area of Responsibility Phone Location/Area/State
Keva Lloyd
Grants Management Officer 404-562-8420  
Margaret Crowe
  • South Carolina
  • Gulf of Mexico Program Grants
Sharonita Johnson
  • Florida Grants (except Brownfield)
  • Interagency Agreements
404-562-8311 Florida
Zakiya Davis
  • Source Reduction
  • Pollution Prevention Grants
404-562-8064 Tennessee
Bill Lundy
  • Technical Assistance
  • Grants (TAGs)
404-562-8417 Georgia
Shantel Shelmon
  • Tribes
  • Wetlands Development
  • Florida Brownfields Grants
Michael Morrissette
  • Environmental Justice
  • Environmental Education Grants
404-562-8429 Mississippi
Kenny Richardson
  • Kentucky Grants
  • Solid Waste
  • X7 (monitoring) Grants
404-562-9021 Kentucky
Laura Fowler
  • Alabama Grants
  • Nonpoint Source Grants
404-562-8427 Alabama 
Sherry Miles
North Carolina Grants 404-562-8396  North Carolina 

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Media/Press Contacts

The Outreach and External Engagement Office (OEEO) facilitates the exchange of information between The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the public; broadly communicates EPA's mission to protect human health and safeguard the natural environment; promotes public awareness of environmental issues; advances and develops environmental education and training; and solicits stakeholder commitment to environmental stewardship and environmental protection.

Find contacts for specific topics in the table below or call the phone number: 1-800-241-1754

Outreach and External Engagement Office, Director

Brandi Jenkins

Press Officers

Beat Name Office
Alabama/South Carolina/Mississippi James Pinkney ( 404-562-9183
Georgia/Florida/North Carolina Dawn Harris-Young ( 404-562-8421
Kentucky/Tennessee  Jason McDonald ( 404-562-9203

For Environmental Education and Outreach, call the general phone line: 404-562-9900

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National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)

Name Area of Responsibility Phone Location/Area/State
Christopher Militscher
 Chief, NEPA Program Office (404) 562-9512  

NPDES Permitting

NPDES Permitting
Name Phone
Craig Hesterlee
(404) 562-9749

Office of Regional Counsel

The Regional Counsel and staff:
  • provide legal advice and counseling for Region 4;
  • represent Region 4 in administrative hearings and administrative appeals;
  • assist regional program offices in civil and criminal enforcement activities; and
  • assist with the implementation of environmental program requirements under all major federal environmental statutes and their associated federal regulations.

Leif Palmer
Regional Counsel and Director
Phone: (404) 562-9542

Suzanne Rubini
Deputy Regional Counsel
Phone: (404) 562-9674

Legal Practice Areas
Name Area of Responsibility Phone

Valerie Nowell

Chief, Clean Air, Hazardous Substance Release Notification, Pesticides & Toxics, Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) (404) 562-9555
Mita Ghosh
Chief, Water Law (404) 562-9568
Alicia Daniels-Lewis
Chief, General Law, Criminal Law,  and Cross-Office Support    (404) 562-9441
David Clay  
Chief, Superfund or Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (Superfund or CERCLA) (404) 562-9565
Mary C. Johnson 
Chief, Superfund or Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (Superfund or CERCLA)/Federal Facilities   (404) 562-9526
Susan Hansen
Chief, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA); Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA);  Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)  (404) 562-9700
Lou Ann Gross
Chief, FOIA, Privacy and Litigation Support (404) 562-9642
Tanya Floyd
Regional Judicial Officer
Documents may be faxed to the Regional Judicial Officer, care of the Regional Hearing Clerk. The fax number is 404-562-9487.
(404) 562-9813
Patricia Bullock
Regional Hearing Clerk  (404) 562-9511

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Resource Conservation and Restoration (RCR)

Resource Conservation and Restoration (RCR)
Name Area of Responsibility Phone Location/Area/State
Alan Annicella
Mineral Processing (404) 562-8610  
Vacant Financial Assurance Reviews    
John Kroske
RCRA Corrective Action Wood Treating (404) 562-8613  

RCR Enforcement and Compliance
Name Area of Responsibility Phone Location/Area/State

Larry Lamberth

Chief, Enforcement and Compliance Branch (404) 562-8590  
Alan Annicella
Chief, Hazardous Waste Enforcement and Compliance Section (404) 562-8610  
Paula Whiting
  • Enforcement and Compliance
  • Alabama State Coordinator
  • CERCLA Off-Site Rule (Subtitle C & D) 
(404) 562-9277 Alabama
David Champagne
  • Enforcement and Compliance
  • Georgia State Coordinator  
(404) 562-9028 Georgia 
Parvez Mallick
  • Enforcement and Compliance
  • Florida State Coordinator
(404) 562-8594 Florida
Raj Aiyar
  • Enforcement and Compliance
  • Mississippi State Coordinator
(404) 562-8993 Mississippi
Hector Danois
Air Emmissions (404) 562-8556  
Laurie Benton DiGaetano
  • Enforcement and Compliance
  • North Carolina State Coordinator
  • South Carolina State Coordinator
(404) 562-8948 North Carolina and South Carolina
Alan Newman
  • Enforcement and Compliance
  • Kentucky State Coordinator
  • Tennessee State Coordinator
  • Import/Export
(404) 562-8589 Kentucky and Tennessee
Kris Lippert
PCB Enforcement Coordinator (404) 562-8605  
  E-Waste (404) 562-xxxx  
Javier Garcia
Land Ban Regulation (404) 562-8616  
Bill Kappler
  • Outdoor Shooting Range
  • Universal Waste
  • Delisting 
  • Used Oil
(404) 562-8498  
Bill Truman
  • Chief, UST/PCB/OPA Enforcement and Compliance
  • Budget Formulation
  • Communication/Outreach
(404) 562-9457
Randy Jackson
PCB Enforcement (404) 562-8464  
William Joyner
Oil Pollution Act (OPA) Coordinator (404) 562-8795  
John Goodwin
Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) (404)-562-8488  
Channing Bennett
  • Brownfield-Petroleum UST Coordination Identifying Petroleum Sites  
(404) 562-8474  
Aaryn Jones
  • Compliance Inspections
  • UST Performance Measures Fund Solvency 
(404) 562-8969  
Mallory Miller
  • Compliance Inspections Enforcement Policies Regulatory Issues Indian country
  • UST Systems (New/Upgrade) Release Prevention
  • Release Detection  
(404) 562-9483  
Terry Self
  • Compliance Inspections UST Performance Measures Grants
  • Alabama State Coordinator  
  • Florida State Coordinator
(404) 562-9396 Alabama and Florida
Ben Singh
  • Compliance Inspections UST - State SPA Coordinator
  • Kentucky State Coordinator 
  • South Carolina State Coordinator
(404) 562-8922 Kentucky and South Carolina
Winston Smith
  • Tribal Cleanup Issues Coordinator/Oil Pollution Act (OPA)
  • Mississippi State Coordinator 
  • Tennessee State Coordinator 
(404) 562-9467 Mississippi and Tennessee

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RCR Cleanup and Brownfields
Name Area of Responsibility Phone Location/Area/State
Bill Denman
Chief, Cleanup and Brownfields Branch (404) 562-8939  
Cindy Nolan
Brownfields Section Chief  (404) 562-8425  
Keriema Newman
Chief, Corrective Action and Permitting (404) 562-8859  
Barbara Alfano
Brownfields Coordinator (404) 562-8923  
Camilla Warren
Sustainable Communities/ Partnerships/Land Revitalization (404) 562-8519  

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RCR Materials and Waste Management
Name Area of Responsibility Phone Location/Area/State
Meredith Anderson
Chief, Materials and Waste Management Branch (404) 562-8608  
Delores Rodgers-Smith
Section Chief, RCRA Programs and Materials Management Section (404) 562-8688  
Ken Feely
PCB Approvals (404) 562-8512  
Davy Simonson
RCRA Subtitle D (Solid Waste) Tribal Waste Management (404) 562-8457  
Audrey Baker
RCRA Subtitle C (Hazardous Waste) State Authorization (404) 562-8483 Alabama/Kentucky/South Carolina/ Tennessee
Thornell Cheeks
RCRA Subtitle C (Hazardous Waste) State Authorization (404) 562-8479 Georgia/North Carolina
Leah Davis
RCRA Subtitle C (Hazardous Waste) State Authorization (404) 562-8562 Florida and Mississippi

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Superfund & Emergency Management Division
Name Area of Responsibility Phone
R4 Superfund Immediate Office Manages R4 SF program 404-562-8540
Emergency Response, Removal, Prevention and Preparedness Branch Emergency Response Activates 404-562-8769
Restoration and Site Evaluation Branch Assessing potential Superfund sites/Restoring Superfund sites 404-562-8771
Restoration and Sustainability Branch Restoring Superfund sites 404-562-8976
Resource and Scientific Integrity Branch Business operations and Data integrity 404-562-8932
Enforcement and Information Management Branch Civil/Criminal enforcement and online content



Points of Contact for Watersheds
Name Area of Responsibility Phone Location/Area/State
Natalie Ellington
Watersheds in AL, KY, MS and TN (404) 562-9453 AL, KY, MS and TN
Mark Nuhfer
Watersheds in FL, GA, NC, SC (404) 562-9390 FL, GA, NC, SC

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